Question The larger of two numbers is 10 more than the smaller number. Five times the larger number is 40 more than 6 times the smaller. Find the numbers.

x, x+10 5(x+10)=40+6x 5x+50=40+6x x=10 and the other number is x+10 Hence teh numbers are 10,20 Reply

x, x+10

5(x+10)=40+6x

5x+50=40+6x

x=10

and the other number is x+10

Hence teh numbers are 10,20